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Friday   (29 July 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday   (30 July 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday   (31 July 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Becoming drier overnight. Further showers on Saturday,

This Evening and Tonight:

It will become gradually drier overnight, but with some isolated showers maybe persisting through to dawn. Mainly cloudy away from the showers, with clear spells most likely in the west later in the night. Feeling cooler with light winds. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Saturday:

A dry and sunny start, with cloud bubbling up through the morning to give a few showers. The showers will be mainly light, but may turn heavier through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunshine and showers on Sunday. Mainly dry on Monday, with rain spreading east overnight. The rain then clearing east through Tuesday, but further outbreaks in the west later.

Updated at: 1525 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Scattered showers, mainly in the north and east.

This Evening and Tonight:

A few showers will continue to affect northern and some eastern areas, with parts of northern Scotland having some more persistent rain overnight. Western, southwestern and central areas will become mostly dry during the evening and then remain dry overnight.

Saturday:

Sunshine and scattered showers, some of which will become heavy across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England. In the south the showers will be isolated, with many places remaining dry.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There will be a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers, although an area of potentially heavy rain will transfer eastwards across southern areas later on Monday and into early Tuesday.

Updated at: 1521 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Aug 2016 to Friday 12 Aug 2016:

On Wednesday and Thursday potentially heavy rain is likely to affect most areas for a time before brighter, showery conditions follow from the west. These showery conditions should continue through the weekend, although southern and southwestern parts may become more settled for a while. Then as we head towards mid August the latest indications are that changeable conditions will prevail, with intervals of dry, sunny weather interspersed with periods of rain, showers and strong winds. Northwestern parts are likely to see the heaviest rain and strongest winds whereas the southeast should experience the best of the drier, brighter weather. Some large swings in temperature are likely, although overall it should average out at close to or slightly below normal for the time of year.

Updated at: 1159 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Aug 2016 to Saturday 27 Aug 2016:

The generally changeable conditions across the British Isles are likely to continue through mid to late August. Further spells of rain are expected to push in from the west, interspersed with drier, brighter and warmer periods, but also with some showers at times. Northern and northwestern parts should have the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the lengthiest dry and fine spells. Some large swings in temperature remain likely, although overall it should continue to average out at close to or slightly below normal for August.

Updated at: 1159 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Sandgate Beach tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:45 1.6
High 07:15 6.2
Low 14:18 1.7
High 19:45 6.4

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:03 1.6
High 08:30 6.3
Low 15:36 1.6
High 20:56 6.5

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:21 1.4
High 09:36 6.5
Low 16:51 1.4
High 21:57 6.6

Monday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:30 1.2
High 10:30 6.7
Low 17:54 1.1
High 22:48 6.8

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:31 1.1
High 11:13 7.0
Low 18:51 0.9
High 23:31 6.9

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 07:24 0.9
High 11:54 7.1
Low 19:40 0.8

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Sandgate Beach

Sandgate Beach Sandgate Beach – Cloudy 51.0721 1.1348
Rochester Rochester – Sunny intervals 51.3875 0.5084
Brighton Brighton – Cloudy 50.822 -0.1356
London London – Sunny intervals 51.5081 -0.1248
Ipswich Ipswich – Cloudy 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Cambridge – Cloudy 52.2075 0.124
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Norwich Norwich – Heavy shower day 52.6305 1.2991
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Nottingham Nottingham – Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Lincoln Lincoln – Light rain 53.2304 -0.539
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.056 -2.7146

Location Details

Sandgate Beach

Location: 51.0721, 1.1348

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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